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Marmalade, bears and all things orange… Penrith Goes Orange as part of the World’s Original Dalemain Marmalade Awards & Festival. The town centre is festooned in this brightest of hues and fizzing with market stalls, music and entertainment. It’s...
Penrith Town Centre Cumbria CA11 7SU
Sat 18 Mar

Help us to kick off the new season in Langdale with a whole fortnight full of fun activities at Sticklebarn; a taster for the year ahead. Sat 11& 25, 12-11pm - Family friendly adventure films & live music. 5 Sun 12, 12-8pm - BBQ followed by a...
Sticklebarn and The Langdales Cumbria
Today to Sat 25 Feb

Join us for our weekly social run around Langdale. We usually run between 7k and 10k. All abilities welcome, this is a casual and friendly group run with great views. Runs are free and start at Sticklebarn. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales Cumbria
Today, Thu 2 Mar, Thu 9 Mar, Thu 16 Mar, Thu 23 Mar, Thu 30 Mar, Thu 6 Apr

Build a bird box for feathered friends then walk through the woods with our ranger to choose the best spot in the castle grounds to hang the home for new residents. Booking essential, call us now to make sure you don’t miss out! Booking...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Today, Sat 25 Feb

Come and meet Christian, the squirrel ranger from Penrith and District Red Squirrel Group that looks after the Aira Force red squirrels. Aira Force is best known for its impressive waterfall but it’s also home to the iconic red squirrel....
Ullswater and Aira Force Cumbria
Fri 24 Feb

Come and meet Christian, the squirrel ranger from Penrith and District Red Squirrel Group that looks after the Aira Force red squirrels. Aira Force is best known for its impressive waterfall but it’s also home to the iconic red squirrel....
Ullswater and Aira Force Cumbria
Fri 24 Feb

The Trust10 is a free monthly 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to run alongside England’s longest lake, on Windermere’s west shore track. Join us on the fourth Sunday of every month for our free 10k trail run. Registration is...
Claife Viewing Station & Windermere West Shore, near Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria
Sun 26 Feb

Get your thinking caps on at our weekly quiz night, it’s 1 per person to enter and the winning team takes home the kitty. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales Cumbria
Sun 26 Feb, Sun 5 Mar, Sun 12 Mar, Sun 19 Mar, Sun 26 Mar, Sun 2 Apr, Sun 9 Apr, Sun 16 Apr

Come and spend a wonderful day at the Footprint with Gareth Thomas hand carving a beautiful bowl, or kneading trough, out of local greenwood. A busy day will be rewarded when your creation takes pride of place in your kitchen. Kettle always on the...
Footprint Cumbria
Sun 26 Feb

Looking for some inspiration for your next adventure' Head to Sticklebarn for high-adrenaline movies on the big screen upstairs. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales Cumbria
Tue 28 Feb, Tue 7 Mar, Tue 14 Mar, Tue 21 Mar, Tue 28 Mar, Tue 4 Apr, Tue 11 Apr, Tue 18 Apr

Max thinks he’d like to be friends with Bird. He would also like to chase Bird and maybe eat him as a tasty snack. But that’s not what friendship is all about . . .Is it' Join international bestselling author and illustrator Ed Vere...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Join Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler as he introduces the latest adventures of his delightful characters, Pip and Posy. Good friends (most of the time!) this charming pair, Pip and Posy always have fun and will delight toddlers and parents...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Have you ever wanted to explore the magical world of Harry Potter books' Which Professor of Hogwarts would you like to meet' Join Fleurble Laffalott (super-assistant to the Professor of Potter) for a fun and interactive hour as she...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Join amusing author Andy Seed and his comedy squirrel sidekick Ned the Nature Nut. jokes, quips, puns and funny facts about nature based on Andy’s new book for the National Trust. Silliness guaranteed! Booking Essential. Phone: Online booking...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Join bestselling author Gill Lewis for a puppy-packed event. Meet the characters from the Puppy Academy series and learn about the roles that the dogs play in society, then hear about the amazing real life dogs which inspired the stories. Booking...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Get your day ticket before buying your author event tickets. Your day ticket provides access to the castle and a wide range of free activities. A day of Book Festival Fun for all the family. Explore the castle and discover all kind of exciting...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Join Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning authorPhilip Ardaghand Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler for some frankly improbable but hilarious adventures with the Grunt family! They wash with cheese, eat roadkill and argue with one another all the time...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Nicola Davies is a zoologist and knows everything about animals! Petr Horacek is an artist who brings each creature to life in this wild book. Petr does live painting whilst Nicola talks, and each piece of art is a wonder to behold. Full of animal...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Come and join us at Bushcraft Club in the beautiful woods at Footprint. Learn about plants, foraging, tracking, play, get muddy, learn green wood crafts and how to make a fire and try out some campfire cooking. Discover some wonderful woodland...
Footprint Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar, Sat 1 Apr

Arrive at the Children’s Book Festival in style onboard the specially chartered Book Boat, sailing from Bowness bay to the castle’s own boathouse. Please note, people sailing must have already purchased a day ticket for the Book...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar and Sun 5 Mar

Get ready for a pirate adventure. Meet young Mabel Jones and her dastardly crew and take a voyage aboard the Feroshus Maggot. Expect animated storytelling and interactive, swashbuckling fun and games. Will also shares his top-tips on how to create...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Join celebrated author and newly turned illustrator Will Mabbitt for a fun-packed event themed around his brand new picture book, I Can Only Draw Worms! With interactive activities galore and a hilarious live reading that’ll make you laugh...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sun 5 Mar

Czech illustrator Petr Horacek is the author of a variety of charming picture books for children, including Blue Penguin, The Greedy Goat, Silly Suzy Goose, Elephant, Puffin Peter and The Mouse Who Reached the Sky. Join Petr for storytelling and...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sun 5 Mar

Notorious robber dogs Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam have swapped their life of crime for a career in cupcakes. But adventure - and crime! - is never far behind, with a thieving penguin on the loose. Tracey CorderoyandSteven Lentonentertain with...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sun 5 Mar

Join Nicola Davies, zoologist and acclaimed author of The First Book of Nature, Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes and the Heroes of the Wild series. Nicola will take you on a whistle-stop tour around the globe and guide you through the wondrous,...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sun 5 Mar



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